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Larry R. Pacheco Interview

Date: March 20, 2012
Location: San Jose, California
Videographer: Dana Hoshide
Densho ID: ddr-densho-1000-397
01:09:30
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Caucasian male. Born November 4, 1922, in San Jose, California. Drafted into the military after Japan bombed Pearl Harbor. During World War II, served as a military police guard at the Tule Lake concentration camp, California. Shipped overseas, and was captured in France as a prisoner of war and held in Germany. After completing military service, returned to San Jose.
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Interview location: San Jose, California Family background Segment 1 of 14 [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: San Jose, California Childhood memories Segment 2 of 14 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: San Jose, California Attending elementary school Segment 3 of 14 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: San Jose, California Going to a technical high school Segment 4 of 14 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: San Jose, California Working at a shipyard when Japan bombed Pearl Harbor Segment 5 of 14 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: San Jose, California Assigned to serve as a guard at the Tule Lake concentration camp Segment 6 of 14 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: San Jose, California A typical day as a camp guard Segment 7 of 14 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: San Jose, California Shipping overseas Segment 8 of 14 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: San Jose, California Being captured along with unit in France Segment 9 of 14 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: San Jose, California Held as a prisoner of war in Germany Segment 10 of 14 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: San Jose, California Being liberated and recovering from time as a prisoner of war Segment 11 of 14 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: San Jose, California Returning to San Jose after military service Segment 12 of 14 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: San Jose, California Seeing a jet for the first time while a prisoner of war in Germany Segment 13 of 14 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: San Jose, California Reflections Segment 14 of 14 [ Previous segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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